91 Denzel Whitfield
Denzel  Whitfield

RS Junior

Monticello, FL

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 280


Business Management


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2015: Recorded a tackle assists at Tulsa...recorded a quarterback hurry versus Rice...recorded a solo tackle versus Marshall...recorded two tackles (1-1=2) at UTEP...part of a line that had a strong Shula Bowl outing and contributed to the FIU victory...part of the line rotation versus Middle Tennessee.

Tallied a quarterback hurry in the season opener at No. 22 Nebraska...had two tackle assists, including 0.5 for a loss of 0 yards at No. 22 Alabama...recorded two tackles, both assists in the season home opener versus Tulsa...part of a strong rotation at Wyoming...recorded a tackle assist...worked as part of the defensive end rotation versus UTSA...rotated in at left defensive end throughout the FIU game...tallied three tackles (1-2=3) in the WKU victory...tallied six tackles, including one for a loss in the UAB game...saw action at defensive end and tackle versus Middle Tennessee...tallied two solo tackles...credited with three tackles in the final game of his sophomore season, a season that saw him play a major role in the defensive line rotation...for the season he saw action in every contest and drew one start...ended the year with 19 tackls, one hurry and one tackle for a loss.

Worked with the squad.

2012: Worked with the team and redshirted.

High School: Played for Jeremy Brown at Jefferson County High School where he recorded 101 tackles, including 15 sacks as a senior...all-Big Bend Defensive Player of the Year and 2011 1A State Champion...efforts earned him a first-team spot on the all-state team...played in the Georgia versus Florida Border War...captured the team's scholastic award for the highest G.P.A.

Personal: Business management major...son of Cynthia Whitfield.


Game-by-Game Tackles
2014: Alabama (0-2=2, 0.5 TFL); Tulsa (0-2=2); Wyoming (0-1=1); WKU (2-2=3); UAB (2-5=6 0.5 TFLs); North Texas; Middle Tennessee (2-0=2); Old Dominion (1-2=3); Marshall (1-0=1)
2015: Tulsa (0-1=1); UTEP (1-1=2)

Career Game Highs
Tackles: 6 UAB (11/1/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 0.5 2X
Sacks: N/A
QBH: Nebraska (8/30/14)

2014 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 6 UAB (11/1/14)
Tackles for aLoss: 0.5 2X
Sacks: N/A
QBH: Nebraska (8/30/14)

2015 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 2 at UTEP (10/24/15)
Tackles for aLoss
Sacks: N/A